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All Quotes by author - Don Henley
" A man with a briefcase can steal millions more than any man with a gun. "
" Between each album I try to gain a new insight that I didn't have before and perhaps write a song about something that I've written about before, but from a fresh viewpoint. "
" I could have played more complex stuff. I could have been a busier player. But that's not what I wanted to do. I played what I wanted to play. "
" I could stand out front and sing Eagles songs that I sing in my set, but I think people enjoy watching me sing and play the drums. It seems to fascinate people. I don't know why. "
" I don't care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him. "
" I don't mind doing two or three Eagles songs and playing the drums. I'm not one of those artists who's going to sit here and deny the past. "
" I have a bad back partially from playing the drums and singing. I used to have to hold my body in such a position that my spine got out of alignment. "
" I have a certain pool of subject matter that I like to write about, things that interest me: politics, religion, ecology, and relationships between men and women. And that's usually what I focus on. "
" I'm always jotting things down on pieces of paper. I've got pieces of paper all over my house. "
" I'm blessed with a pretty good voice. So just sitting back there banging on the tubs wasn't enough. "
" I'm certainly not thrilled with everything the Eagles did, but there are some things I'm quite proud of. "
" I'm fortunate that I've been in this business long enough that I've earned the right to be left alone by my record company. "
" I'm not on any crusade. "
" I played drums on Keith Carradine's first record. "
" I think my first instrument was a ukulele that they gave me. I used to know how to play that pretty well. "
" I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable. "
" It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don't survive in solo careers. "
" Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and independent distribution system. The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom. "
" Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don't look back, you can never look back. "
" Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was. "
" Playing the drums hurts my back. "
" Selling eight million copies of your first album will mess you up. "
" Some records with drum machines on them sound phony and plastic. It all depends on how you use the tools. "
" Sometimes songwriters and singers forget that. They get a melody in their head and the notes will take precedence, so that they wind up forcing a word onto a melody. It doesn't ring true. "
" Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge. "
" The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends. "
" The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. "
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